An abode for Annapurna massif , one of the world’s 20 virgin peaks, with a vantage of Dhaulagiri and Manaslu ,“POKHARA“ ultimately boasts a tag of pioneering tourism capital of Nepal. Accomodating Nepal’s second largest Fewa lake, perched in the midst of 7 lakes viz Rupa, Begnas , Khaste, Dipang, Maidi, Niureni and Gundi , a shore to exuding Seti river , Pohara is obviously a unique confluence of utmost natural beauty.
Chock-full with mountains, lakes, caves, monasteries, art, literature and culture, Pokhara Valley is also acclaimed for its adventure tourism, hiking and trekking trails all around the globe. Beside, even ratified as sufficient reserves of herbs in all the districts of Gandaki province , Pokhara also holds an emerging potential for agro-tourism behind the scene , especially for the development of commercial organic farming.
Agro- tourism , proven and validated as a major indicator of GDP in developed countries such as USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Switzerland and even our neighboring country India whereas Nepal , the agrarian nation , is still unable to establish Agro-tourism as a considerable factor of tourism where agriculture accounts 23.48% of GDP.
Protruding between two extremes of ongoing effects of COVID19 and projection & estimation of direct adverse impact on Nepal’s entire economy , “Pokhara Agro Tour” is a prototype to highlight the immense potential of agro-tourism in Nepal alongside conservation of natural and biological resources, it’s commercial promotion and replica of overall agro-tourism.